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Non-traditional sports take hold in Charleston

Not Just Pigskin



When it comes to South Carolina, the word sport generally conjures up images of huge linebackers and garnet or orange clad cheerleaders. Suffice it to say, this state loves itself some football. But not everyone wants to play pigskin and thanks to that two very different, very old sports are beginning to grow a fan base.

This week we take a look at cricket and hurling, British and Irish exports respectively. Plus, two other newcomers to the Lowcountry’s sporting life: trampoline volleyball and beach bocce ball.